Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary Man Convicted of Killing Couple and Grandchild Files Appeal

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Calgary Man Convicted of Killing Couple and Grandchild Files Appeal

Article excerpt

Garland files appeal of murder convictions

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CALGARY - A man sentenced to life in prison for killing a Calgary couple and their grandson has filed an appeal.

Douglas Garland was convicted last month of the first-degree murders of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and five-year-old Nathan O'Brien in 2014.

Garland filed notice of appeal Friday of his convictions and life sentence, which includes no chance of parole for 75 years.

Justice David Gates said during sentencing that Garland attacked the three victims in their home, then took them to his farm, where he killed and dismembered them, burning their remains.

Lawyer James Lutz says one of the grounds for the appeal is that the judge did not exclude evidence found on the farm at the jury trial. …

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